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The Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will visit Argentina

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Wang Yi's arrival to the country is a prelude to a possible visit by President Xi Jinping, which could take place in July. Good time of the Argentine Chinese relationship

Invited by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Argentina, Hector Timerman, Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi will pay an official visit to Argentina from April 22 to 24.

Maintain a working meeting with the Foreign Minister Hector Timerman at the Palacio de San Martín, during which they held the signing of an agreement. In addition to a later audience with President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner at the Casa Rosada.

Wang Yi's arrival to the country is a prelude to a possible visit by President Xi Jinping, which could take place in July. Good time of the Argentine Chinese relationship.

Relations between China and Argentina go through a good time, but the Chinese authorities always said the bilateral trade potential is still untapped. Cristina Kirchner and Xi Jinping met at the G20 summit last September in St. Petersburg, where the president of Argentina formally invited his Chinese counterpart to visit the country in 2014. "It was a very important meeting which strengthened ties cooperation between the PRC and our country as well as having signed important agreements, "the president said after the meeting.

Resume of Foreign Minister Wang Yi's CV:

Wang Yi, born in October 1953, is a native of Beijing. Master in Economics.

1969-1977: Working as a young intellectual in the Production and Construction Corps of Heilongjiang

1977-1978: Worker Institute for Intelligence Ministry Post and Telecommunication

1978-1982: Student of the Faculty of Asian and African Languages​​, University of International Studies in Beijing

1982-1989: Officer, Attaché, then Deputy Division Director, Division of the Directorate General of Asia, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1989-1994: Director and then Deputy Chief of Chinese Embassy in Japan

1994-1995: Deputy Director General for Asia of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1995-1998: Managing Director of Asia, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (during this period served as Visiting Scholar at the Institute of Foreign Affairs Georgetown University between August 1997 and February 1998)

1998-2001: Assistant Minister and Director-General for Political Studies, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2001-2004: Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs

2004-2007: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of China in Japan

2007-2008: Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, in charge of the executive affairs

2008-2013: Head of the Taiwan Affairs Office of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council

2013 -: Minister of Foreign Affairs

Member of the XVII and XVIII Central Committee of the Communist Party of China.

He is married and has a daughter.

traslation: Belén Zapata